Acute prostatitis

Acute prostatitis

Prostatitis— An inflammation prostate (Prostate).


Among the causes of prostatitis, isolated infectious and non-infectious. The source of infection that causes prostatitis, can not always be determined. For example, the cause of acute prostatitis may be bacterial infection, penetrating into the prostate gland of the urinary tract. However, the reason prostatitis may be fungal, and viral infections.

Noncommunicable — congestive (congestive) prostatitis develop as a result of fluid retention (secret) of the prostate gland and blood in the veins of the body. Venous congestion may occur when an irregular sexual life, long-term sedentary work in a sitting position, wearing tight underwear.

What if this happens?

The following forms of acute prostatitis:

  • catarrhal. The main manifestation — urinary disorders.
  • follicular. Symptoms: nachitelnye violation of urination, pain in the perineum and anus, raising the temperature to 38aboutS.
  • parenchymal (purulent). Most often takes the form of gland abscess. Symptoms: fever, fever, chills, temperature up to38-39aboutC, acute pain in the perineum, groin, in the anus, with the pubis, frequent painful urination (may develop acute urinary retention).

Infection can spread to the testicles, causing swelling, redness and pain when touched. More severe complications — festering soft tissue pelvic sepsis.


For the diagnosis is necessary to conduct digital rectal examination, in which the physician determines that the prostate gland enlarged and painful.

Furthermore, to determine the nature of the infection can be assigned to the urine culture. In the analysis of urine in acute prostatitis, an increased amount of red blood cells, white blood cells, bacteria and protein. Analysis of prostatic fluid is contraindicated in acute prostatitis because of severe pain.

Ultrasound of the prostate helps her discover an abscess.


In bacterial prostatitis with antibiotics for a long time — 30-90 days. Over the shorter term medication only partially destroy the infection, nesting in the body and in the future may develop chronic prostatitis. In addition to antibiotics prescribed antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory drugs.

If the abscess had developed prostate treatment with surgery alone — opening the abscess and removal of pus, followed by washing with an antiseptic solution.

With non-communicable prostatitis appointed warm baths, massage prostate and microclysters. For pain relief can take painkillers and antispasmodic drugs. It is also recommended acceptance of laxatives and drinking plenty of fluids.

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